Troy Community Hospital
Nights - 8 hours
The RN must be currently licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and must successfully complete a medication and IV exam, as outlined by the hospital, during the orientation period. In addition, the RN must meet individual nursing unit specifications regarding educational requirement during employment. The RN must maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Specialty certification CNOR should be achieved as soon as the RN is eligible. Additional specialty certification/training required includes: TeamSTEPPS training within six (6) months, Certified Nurse, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification preferred, depending on patient population as well as Knowledge of EMR preferred.
Troy Inpatient unit consists of 25 private rooms, where we are dedicated to caring for our community and surrounding area. Each room has been designed with the patient at the center, with a nursing work area, and a family area. Each room has a medicine cabinet and bedside computer for charting. We also have 4 rooms equipped with ceiling lifts, 2 of which have bariatric bathroom facilities. Troy 1 Main has a diverse patient population, with a multitude of health concerns and needs. We care for acute med/surg patients: requiring cardiology consults on telemetry, cardiac drips, CHF, pneumonia, cellulitis, level 4 trauma patients, surgical patients w/ bowel resections, cholecystectomies, etc. In addition, we care for subacute patients – with medically complex needs requiring IV therapy, wound care/ therapy, rehab services (PT/OT/ST), TPN, etc. We have a ventilator weaning program, which has one of the highest success rates in the northeast. Our nurses work alongside of and are supported by Nurse Practitioner, Hospitalist, patient care partners, sitters, unit clerks, and respiratory therapy. There is an active Unit Council at Troy responsible for guiding patient and staff satisfaction. Staff take ownership of our unit’s needs, our patients become our family.
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan. Practices in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice. Essential functions and specific skills for the job are found in the unit specific onboarding checklist and in standards that are applicable to the specialty.
Graduate of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited nursing program. Nurses hired who have not earned a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, will be required to do so within five (5) years from their date of hire.
One year RN experience within the last five years preferred. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) desired. Experience working in a team environment is essential. Computer skills required and prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends and on-call. Will need to demonstrate ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Must demonstrate leadership skills, skills contributing towards a positive teamwork environment, effective communication skills, and excellent critical thinking skills. Two years perioperative services experience preferred.
Employment Value Proposition
A nursing career with Guthrie means being part of a focused organization that provides each team member an opportunity to advance and grow. We have invested in resources to empower our employees to succeed and use their passion and talent to provide excellence.
You take care of our patients. We take care of you.
“We are more than a team, we’re family. And we’re committed to hold each other to the highest professional standard so our patients get the best care every time they choose Guthrie.” – Jennifer Hepinger, RN
A nursing career with Guthrie. It’s in your hands.
Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from a 12-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Cortland, N.Y., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 290 physicians and 175 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 23 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York. Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.
How To Apply
Guthrie is an equal opportunity employer. To apply for a position at Guthrie please visit www.guthrie.org/careers